The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi online MBA with a Concentration in Data Analytics enables you to supplement your existing business knowledge with a thorough understanding of the role of technology and data in business intelligence.
With this in-demand program, you will study a broad range of topics including database management, processes and applications for data-driven insights, data warehousing, information systems management and data mining for business intelligence.
At Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, you can expect excellence in faculty, instruction and research—and the prestige of a coveted Texas A&M university degree. This AACSB-accredited online program prepares you for management roles in operations, insights and analytics, corporate strategy, consultancy, data science and more.
This program will enable you to:
- Build and enhance business intelligence capabilities by adapting the appropriate technology and software solutions
- Improve decision-making capabilities by assessing business intelligence architecture and implement activities to improve decision-making capabilities
- Apply the principles and techniques of database design, administration and implementation to enhance data collection capabilities and decision-support systems
- Critique the role of information and analytics in supporting business processes, functions and decisions
- Communicate effectively in a variety of modes and contexts across departments within an organization
- Effectively communicate analytical conclusions in written and visual formats
- Articulate assumptions, analyses and interpretations of data in an oral format
*This MBA can be completed in 12 months and will consist of 12 courses only if the applicant has completed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Up to 4 additional courses may be required for any other undergraduate degrees.
**Program tuition based on recommended 3 credits per session. Tuition is on a sliding scale and may be reduced when enrolling in 6 credit hours per session.
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